Rice appeared before the Senate in defense of President Bush’s tactical change in Iraq, and quickly encountered [California Senator Barbara] Boxer.
“Who pays the price? I’m not going to pay a personal price,” Boxer said. “My kids are too old, and my grandchild is too young.” Then, to Rice: “You’re not going to pay a particular price, as I understand it, with an immediate family.”
So a single, professional woman’s opinions are to be somehow discounted? I think we need to bring Murphy Brown back for a guest spot on a popular sitcome or at least for a Super Bowl commercial.
It’s official: If this whole Pelosi “I am grandmother, hear me roar” bit wasn’t old when she shared the gavel with a bunch of children–Oh, but what an appropriate metaphor the act embodied!–it is now.
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